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Acute gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarrhea, usually caused by a virus such as norovirus. It is unrelated to influenza, a respiratory infection.
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|Noun||1.||stomach flu - inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis|
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
cholera infantum - often fatal form of gastroenteritis occurring in children; not true cholera but having similar symptoms
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